In a letter to Treasury Secretary Lew, the Brewers Association (as part of an industry coalition that includes the National Beer Wholesalers Association) requested clarification from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) …More
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposed rule to establish requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed foods, or foods that contain fermented or hydrolyzed ingredients, and bear the “gluten-free” claim. The proposed rule, …More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested public comments on whether it is appropriate to define the term “natural” and, if so, how the agency should define the term, as well as how …More
Guidance for manufacturers who wish to voluntarily label their foods as containing or not containing ingredients derived from genetically engineered plants has been issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A suit has been filed in Oregon U.S. District Court arguing consumers could suffer damage in the form of higher beer prices and less consumer options should the merger between AB InBev and SABMiller be …More
Proposed legislation in Montgomery County, Maryland provides for a ballot referendum to decide whether the county could retain its control of wholesale liquor sales while allowing individual restaurants and bars the option of purchasing liquor …More
Signed into law by the Governor, Senate Bills 369 (S-2) and 370 (S-2) would amend the Use Tax Act and the General Sales Tax Act, respectively, to extend the industrial processing exemption under each Act …More
The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights heard testimony on Tuesday, regarding the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Miller. After the December 8 hearing, Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont …More
Earlier today, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing regarding the merger of two of the largest multi-national breweries, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Miller. Brewers Association CEO Bob Pease was invited to …More
Passing both legislative chambers, Senate Bills 369 (S-2) and 370 (S-2) would amend the Use Tax Act and the General Sales Tax Act, respectively, to extend the industrial processing exemption under each Act to tangible …More